The speaker, Abia State House of Assembly, Chief Ude Oko Chukwu set the tone 2014 Law Week and Eminent Persons Lecture of the Nigeria Bar Association, NBA, Aba branch when he called for the called for reforms in Nigeria’s judicial system.
On April 30, 2013, less than two weeks after assuming office in Okada, the new Ovia North East local government council chairperson, Mrs. Lucy Omagbon, closed up all the revenue points and committees of the local government council with immediate effect. She urged council staff to devote their time to making positive changes in the area of education, health, agriculture, environmental sanitation, and revenue collection to be able to execute meaningful projects with maximum cooperation.
Ogun State, no doubt, has seemingly been one of the safest places in the country, especially since the inception of the present administration. Away from what was obtained, normalcy has returned in the state that was known for all types of criminal activities. But recent happenings in the state, especially in the past four weeks, call for serious attention.
Corruption has assumed a dreaded form in Nigeria society today. There is no doubt that it is found in every facet of life and it has eaten deep into the fabric of the society. For instance, one of the areas that corruption has become endemic is age falsification. Age falsification is a situation where people take lower age declaration than their real age to suite purposes they desire or take advantage of in a prevailing situation.
There is no doubt that democracy is gradually taking root in the country. The judgment of Justice Adeniyi Ademola of the Abuja High Court that the 37 PDP members of House of Representatives, who last December defected to the All Progressives Congress, APC, should honourably resign from offices, has become novel in the history of cross-carpeting in the country.
President Goodluck Jonathan hosted guest to a colourful ceremony as he gave his daughter, Faith Sakwe’s hand in marriage to Godswill Edward Osim.
Prior to the church service was a traditional wedding ceremony between Faith Sakwe and Godswill Osim. The event took place at the President Goodluck Jonathan’s house in Yenagoa. Leading the delegation of the bridegroom’s family, who hail from that state, was the governor of Cross River State, Senator Liyel Imoke. The guests were also thrilled with traditional Morrican dance from Cross River State.
More than 2000 members of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, serving in Edo State may have lost the sum of N1, 113, 000 being total deductions from their monthly allowances for the three months of January to March 2014. They were each paid N19, 685.25 instead of the federal government approved monthly allowance of N19, 800.
Past graduates of University of Nigeria College of Medicine Association, UNNCOMA have proposed to build a N6 billion Ultra Modern College of Medicine at the university’s teaching hospital Ituku-OzallaSubmitted by James Uzondu on Mon, 04/14/2014 - 15:43
On March 29, 2014, Dim Odumegwu Ojukwu, ex-Biafram leader was honoured by University of Nigeria (UNN) with a Posthumous award of Doctor of Law (Honourary Causa) during its 43rd Convocation
Past graduates of University of Nigeria College of Medicine Association, UNNCOMA have proposed to build a N6 billion Ultra Modern College of Medicine at the university’s teaching hospital Ituku-Ozalla, Enugu State that will provide first class infrastructure and quality training and retraining of health personnel in the country.
The National Industrial Court may jail Edo State Attorney General for contempt, after the state government went against its order not to conduct a planned test for teachers.
The Nigeria Bar Association, NBA, Benin chapter, last week, condemned the Edo State government’s decision to go ahead with the competency test for teachers in the state despite the service on them of an injunction of the National Industrial Court sitting in Abuja. The court had restrained the government from conducting the test pending the determination of the matter in court.